John Deere Solutions Specialist in SACRAMENTO, California

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Primary Location: United States (US) - California (US-CA) - SACRAMENTO Function: Marketing / SalesTitle: Solutions Specialist - 28999

This position may be located in Sacramento, Fresno, Modesto, Visalia or Bakersfield, CA per the hiring manager's discretion.

Your Responsibilities:

As a Solutions Specialist for John Deere, you will assist our dealers with developing tailored packages of products and value added services to meet customer needs. You will apply your agronomic knowledge of equipment and ISG technology products to educate dealers and customers through Regional Training programs, farm shows, clinics, and in-field demonstrations. You will work closely with the Territory Sales Managers and Territory Customer Support Managers to develop the dealer organization. In addition, you will:

  • Support the Dealer of Tomorrow Strategy for dealers in your geography

  • Stay current on cropping practices and technologies in the area

  • Establish the interface with sales branches, factory marketing, product planning and channel partners to provide accurate data and analysis to improve product market intelligence, product performance and promote sales activities on specific products

  • Provide feedback to other business units on customer and channel partner product improvement requests for agronomic solutions

  • Lead communication and training to increases awareness and adaptation of farming systems solutions

** Each position will differentiate only in geography. However, geographical location will determine the types of crop, soil, conditions, pests, infestations, and other agronomic issues that the person will face.

US visa sponsorship is not available for this role.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience working in at least one of the areas of cropping systems: working with Agricultural dealers in sales or product support, or working with Agricultural Service providers

  • Ability to travel domestically, up to 50% (some overnight travel during the week and limited travel on weekends)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Agronomic background and experience working with the production Agriculture

  • Solid background and understanding of the dealer channel

  • Work experience with Commercial Applicator dealers and/or seed and fertilizer dealers

Education (or equivalent experience)

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Certified Crop Advisor license is preferred but not required

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.